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KQED Public Radio: Monday, February 8, 2016

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Monday, February 8, 2016
  • 12:00 am
    On the Media Howard Deans Scream, Revisited A "Dean Scream" is shorthand for a campaign disaster. But did Howard Dean's 2004 shriek even happen the way it's remembered? And did the moment really doom his campaign? In this excerpt of a documentary from FiveThirtyEight and ESPN Films, producer Galen Druke investigates the post-Iowa call to action through interviews with Howard Dean, his former campaign staffers, and On the Medias own Jennifer Munson -- who uses her technical expertise to analyze why the Dean Scream sounded so strange on the airwaves.
  • 1:00 am
    Latino USA Why is Puerto Rico billions of dollars in Debt? Puerto Rico is drowning is $72 billion in government debt. Latino USA unpacks how the island's fiscal crisis came to be, with help from Robert Smith of NPR's Planet Money.
  • 2:00 am
    Marketplace Weekend Jaegermeister Wants to be More Classy Jaegermeister hopes to drop its frat party reputation and courts a classier crowd. Then, do you have your phone on you? This year, you can watch the Super Bowl on it. Tech and the big game.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Flint Schools During Environmental Crisis The schools of Flint, Michigan have stocked their cafeterias with bottled water and fruit that can be peeled instead of rinsed. Now they are planning for the educational needs of students, present and future, who have been exposed to lead in the city's drinking water. Flint schools cope with the lead crisis.
  • 5:00 am
    Morning Edition
    The California Report 5:50am, 6:50am & 8:50am

    KQED News 6am, 6:30am, 7am, 7:30am, 8am, 8:30am, 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 4:30pm


    Perspectives 6:43am, 8:43am & 11:29pm

  • MORNING
  • 9:00 am
    Forum California Coastal Commission Members Move to Oust Executive Director The California Coastal Commission will vote whether to fire Executive Director Charles Lester who has led the powerful conservation agency since 2011. Environmentalists call the move to oust Lester a pro-development coup. Meanwhile, commissioners supporting the firing, who include four Jerry Brown appointees, have declined to speak publicly. They reportedly point to management problems and lack of diversity during Lester's tenure. We discuss the upcoming vote and how it may affect the 12-member Commission and the 1,100 miles of California coastline it regulates.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Reflections from the WWII Rifleman Who Played Violin for Truman, Churchill and Stalin As a 19-year old army rifleman in World War II, Stuart Canin once played violin for Harry Truman, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin at Potsdam in 1945. The Bay Area musician, now in his 90's, says he has never been as nervous in front of an audience as he was on that day. We'll talk with him about that experience, which is the subject of a new short film called "The Rifleman's Violin." We'll also explore that period of history as World War II drew to a close and the Cold War was just starting.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now The Election Road Trip Our election road trip continues in New Hampshire ahead of the primary on Tuesday. Will Bernie Sanders take back the momentum on the democratic side? Will Donald Trump hold onto his lead?
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway What About Gaza? The continued bombardment of ISIS in Iraq and Syria by an international coalition has pushed it to find new footholds in Libya, Tunisia and Aghanistan. But what about Gaza? The war weary isolated strip of land home to nearly two million people and controlled by Hamas is fertile recruiting ground for ISIS. Hamas has started to crack down on ISIS sympathizers but failure could lead to an ISIS franchise bordering Israel.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air George Miller Mad Max: Fury Road is the latest in the Mad Max film series; it's been nominated for ten Academy Awards. On the next Fresh Air we talk with George Miller the Australian director and writer behind it. He made his directorial debut with the original Mad Max in 1979. He also wrote the film Babe, about a pig who turns into a master sheepherder, and he wrote and directed the animated film Happy Feet.
  • 2:00 pm
    World Three of This Years Grammy Nominees This week on Conversations from the World Cafe, host David Dye is joined by three Grammy nominees Courtney Barnett, Lee Ann Womack and Ashley Monroe. Monday, February 15th the 58th annual Grammy Awards will air on CBS.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Fighting Poverty with Home-Ownership One organization in a small South Carolina town is fighting poverty with home-ownership.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    North Korean Concerns -- South Korea calls for more actions against its estranged neighbor, after North Korea successfully launched an advanced rocket carrying a satellite to space.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Fighting Poverty with Home-Ownership One organization in a small South Carolina town is fighting poverty with home-ownership.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air George Miller Mad Max: Fury Road is the latest in the Mad Max film series; it's been nominated for ten Academy Awards. On the next Fresh Air we talk with George Miller the Australian director and writer behind it. He made his directorial debut with the original Mad Max in 1979. He also wrote the film Babe, about a pig who turns into a master sheepherder, and he wrote and directed the animated film Happy Feet.
  • 8:00 pm
    World Affairs Council Indias Natural World in Crisis Over a billion people live in India roughly one in every five on earth inhabiting two percent of the worlds landmass. This massive population has taken a toll, pushing the countrys environment and its infrastructure to the brink. Rivers are polluted beyond use and groundwater reserves are fast diminishing. Farmers struggle to fill the plates of their families and countrymen. Millions live in poverty, with the gap between the rich and poor growing more and more acute. These challenges that India faces today may soon become the reality for other parts of the world as well, as the global population continues to rise and a changing climate places strains on global agriculture, infrastructure, governance and other systems.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum California Coastal Commission Members Move to Oust Executive Director The California Coastal Commission will vote whether to fire Executive Director Charles Lester who has led the powerful conservation agency since 2011. Environmentalists call the move to oust Lester a pro-development coup. Meanwhile, commissioners supporting the firing, who include four Jerry Brown appointees, have declined to speak publicly. They reportedly point to management problems and lack of diversity during Lester's tenure. We discuss the upcoming vote and how it may affect the 12-member Commission and the 1,100 miles of California coastline it regulates.
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered North Korean Concerns South Korea calls for more actions against its estranged neighbor, after North Korea successfully launched an advanced rocket carrying a satellite to space.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Stopping the Spread of Zika President Obama asks Congress to approve more than one-point-eight billion dollars to help keep the Zika virus from spreading in the US.
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